Data Center Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
The importance of VMRS in heavy-duty operations

Since 1970, VMRS codes have changed the way service providers and fleet operators communicate with one another.

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Setting heavy-duty truck service benchmarks

Through the correct utilization of your aggregated data, the repair process becomes more streamlined and efficient.

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Keeping up with evolving truck technology

Just like social media, truck technology is constantly evolving. Are you keeping up?

Cracking the code: Solving electric truck service challenges

As more electric trucks enter the market, the challenges for technicians may start to evolve.

The importance of proper maintenance for your fleet’s older trucks

We cover the most common fault codes outside of the engine for trucks that are 5-plus years old. 

How to prioritize diesel engine fault codes

Knowing how to respond can help you keep your heavy-duty diesel engines in the best shape possible.

Optimizing back-of-cab connections for ROI opportunity

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a million times: There is no silver bullet solution for components used within the industry.

Top tips for truck technician training

The correct set of tools and equipment will help your technicians perform to the best of their ability and provide them with the opportunity for continued improvement. But even the newest tools and best equipment can’t be the standalone solution to recruiting and retaining a team of talented technicians. And that’s where you come in. If

The service needs of heavy-duty truck ADAS

The implementation of ADAS technologies has changed the game of fleet operations. With life-saving and collision-preventing features like emergency braking and active lane-keep, the automated system has positively influenced both the drivers and the roads that they drive on. ADAS technology may be changing the way driver’s operate their vehicles, but it’s also changing the

Dealing with medium-duty truck diagnostic differences

If both medium- and heavy-duty trucks roll into your bays on the regular, you’ve probably seen a difference in the way data is collected. Switching between different scan tools and service information can lead to a breakdown in communication. It takes the right type of equipment to get the information and data points you need

The tools to properly diagnose truck service needs to avoid a nightmare

This Halloween, we thought we would share a tale fitting for the holiday—The Nightmare of Elm’s Fleet. Elm was a typical fleet owner. He strived for efficiency and considerable profit margins. When trucks rolled into his bays, he and his team of technicians serviced them so they were ready to roll in no time. But

Data analysis best practices for fleet efficiency

Having lots and lots of data can feel like having all the answers right at your fingertips. The information, however, can feel like trying to interpret a new language if you don’t know what questions to ask or what you’re even looking for in the first place.  The endless possibilities for data collection can act